DR. Expedito Medalla, head of the Regional Epidemiological and Surviellance Unit (RESU-7), said they are launching a more pro-active campaign against dengue in preparation for the rainy season.
Even as the country sizzles in the summer heat, the public must still watch out for dengue-carrying mosquitoes which now seem to thrive all-year round, health officials warned on Friday.
WITH the onset of summer, the number of dengue cases has more than doubled in Metro Manila, tripled in the Ilocos Region, and quadrupled in Central Luzon, the Department of Health (DOH) said Thursday.
THE Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) may test anti-dengue vaccines in barangay Guadalupe, Cebu City.
THE onset of the new year, the Department of Health in Central Visayas advised the public to continue taking precaution against dengue cases in the region continued to rise based on the yearend report of the DOH-7—Regional Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit in Central Visayas (RESU-7).